Beyond Olive Oil

The choice of cooking oils has expanded from one or two vegetable oils and olive oil to a wide range of nut and seed oils, many with purported health benefits along with unique flavor characteristics. The grocery store shelves are lined with everything from imported extra virgin olive to walnut and avocado oil. …

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Smoked Salmon Citrus Salad

On long, cold winter weekend days I’m typically in the kitchen making soup or baking bread or some other hearty dish.  Today it is snowy and cold outside but after coming in from shoveling I really wasn’t in the mood for something heavy.  What I really wanted was something light and fresh and …

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Stuffed Artichokes

New Year’s Artichokes

Food traditions are an important part of a family’s history and even more special around the holidays. Here is a little about one of my more recently acquired food traditions – and one of my favorites!

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